The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheltenham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 19 13 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 5.56% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.83% 5.80% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 12
Average daily rate £425 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.20 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +10.72%
Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 69 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.38% 95.83% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 165
Average daily rate £350 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Java Developer
Gloucestershire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DTV
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java EE
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP